That Darn Cat is a 1997 remake of the 1965 Disney film of the same name (also released by Disney. It is a mystery comedy film starring Christina Ricci, Doug E. Doug and Brad Sherwood. It is directed by British TV veteran Bob Spiers (most famous for Fawlty Towers, as well as Spice World) and written by Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski, best known for Ed Wood and the first two Problem Child films.


A maid is kidnapped and scratches a message onto D.C. the cat's collar and when his owner Patti discovers this, she plays amateur detective with the help of D.C. to try to find the culprits.